The cold start with flurries leads to another unseasonably cold afternoon. Grab all the winter gear out-the-door, plus sunglasses as some sunshine could work in through the day. For the meteorological winter season which begins December 1, we are short around 11 inches of snowfall compared to normal.
The advisory runs essentially along and south of I-80 where light snow is expected to create slick travel conditions. Temperatures have dropped to around 20° this morning with wind chills in the teens.
Due to the potential for a wintry mix and some rain, the snow totals will vary over a small distance.
Shoveling and plowing operations are likely to be needed in preparation for the National Football League playoff game in Kansas City on Saturday afternoon. Roads will be hazardous Saturday morning and early afternoon so give yourself plenty of time to get to KC. We've issued a Storm Team 12 Weather Alert day for some snow that may impact part of your weekend.